The Colour of Summer

Join us for The Colour of Summer, a vibrant kaleidoscope of exhibitions and events which celebrates some of the world's most exciting art while splashing swathes of colour across the city.

Our summer exhibitions

We explore the influence of the Old Masters, showcase the brilliance of contemporary painters, and uncover a master of Expressionism. View our full exhibition programme.

Move, Make, Colour, Create!

Free, fun, family art-making every day this summer at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art! From now until 12 August, our team of artists will be on hand to help you and your family create your own masterpieces and explore the Galleries – inside and out. Don’t miss our special fun-packed End of Summer family party too!

Find out more

More free summer exhibitions

The discover the magic in the art of travel or see how contemporary artists respond to themes of 'the body'. View our full exhibition programme.

Move, Make, Colour, Create summer family launch party!

Art-exploring, music-making, body-moving, colour creating… help us kick off our summer family programme in style!

Find out more

Summer events

Summer events

Here's just a few highlights from our summer events programme. View our complete events listings.

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream

Our weird and wonderful ice cream flavours return to the Bothy in the grounds of Modern One. Choose from a variety of flavours from banana to coconut to chocolate chip but is all as it seems?!

More summer events

More summer events

Here's just a few highlights from our summer events programme. View our complete events listings.

Buy tickets now!

Buy online and beat the queues for our big summer show Rembrandt: Britain's Discovery of the Master.

Shop for tickets